The documentary has been compared to Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth. Just as Al Gore explained a problem that is well known to scientists but has yet to hit the mainstream, Charles Clover, a former Daily Telegraph journalist, outlines the threat to the oceans. He claims that if the fishing industry is not regulated, the world will be out of seafood around 2048.
A new independent study of this fish by fisherman-turned whistle blower Robert Mielgo, found the majority of this fish from the 2007 fishing season, sold on the Japanese market between July 1 last year and May 1 this year, were immature. If this trend continues, then the current bluefin tuna population has little chance of gaining ground for a recovery in their population.